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Image Number 1764 (Acrodermatitis enteropathica)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Acrodermatitis enteropathica

Site: Perioral

Sex: M

Age: 1

Type:

Description: Dermatitis-like reaction.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Well demarcated red scaly dermatitis to psoriasiform-like rash involved the perioral area and the inguinal region of one month duration in a 9-month-old baby. The serum zinc level was below normal and the condition rapidly improved on oral zinc therapy.



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